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ButterflyLover

ButterflyLover
Date Joined: March 1, 2016
Last Online: January 19, 2019

Country: United States
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UPDATE: 1/2/19 Happy New Year! So I discovered something I am quickly falling in like with... FRIENDSHIP SHEETS! As I have only done one swap of them and would like to be able to send my partners more than brand new ones made up for myself, if you have any extras I would be more than willing to take them off your hands. Also, is anyone willing to send me a few Friendship books so I can see how they are made? I would like to get into those as well. TYVM!

Update: 11/8/2018: Hey there. Don't worry, I am okay, I am just taking a breather for now, as I am focusing on preparing for my very first craft fair! I am super excited and I can't wait! Craft Fair is the 8th of December. I will pick back up after that date. Thank you for understanding β™₯β™₯β™₯

(This is always a work in progress) UnderConstruction

My name is Kelli and I live in a small town in Northern Nevada. I am loving my time here on SB, even after some drama a few years ago. If anyone has any questions about this, please feel free to message me.


UPDATE 12/27/17 This morning I was diagnosed with diabetes. Please do not send any food/drink items as I may not be able to have them. TIA!

CureDiabetes


UPDATE 10/12/2018 Effective Jan 27, 2019 postage may be going up to $0.55 for a first class stamp. After this date, I am going to have to seriously cut back on my swapping. For those that I routinely swap with, if you would like to become pen pals or email buddies, let me know β™₯ I love swapping, but postage is getting to be so much these days that it is really starting to hurt. I had to stop doing international because of the cost

ABCs Of Me

(Okay, I have this section for my "quick likes & dislikes" but the sections below this one for more detailed info.)

LIKES

  • A - Adult coloring books, Autumn foliage, Amazon Prime
  • B - Books (not eBooks), Beach, Bows, BUTTERFLIES, Bookmarks
  • C - Cardstock, Crochet, Crafting, Craft fairs, Cooking, Country Music, Cats, Candles, Colored pencils, Crayons
  • D - Doctor Who, DISNEY (slightly obsessed), Disneyland, Dolphins, Dogs, Dodgers (LA Baseball)
  • E - Ephemera, ETSY, Envelope Making
  • F - Fairies, Fairy Tales, Felt-tip pens/markers, Flea Markets, FRIENDS
  • G - Gel Pens, Genealogy
  • H - Handmade items (sending/receiving), Harry Potter Happy Planner, Halloween, Happy Mail
  • I - Iced Tea (unflavored/unsweetened), Ice Cream (Breyer's Carb Control)
  • J - Journals, Journal Cards, Jigsaw Puzzles JACK SKELLINGTON
  • K - Kittens, Koalas, KINDNESS
  • L - Letters (writing/receiving), LISA FRANK
  • M - Music, Maps, Mickey Mouse, Magnets MP3 Players, Markers, Mechanical Pencils (0.7mm)
  • N - Note cards (sending/receiving), Notebooks, nature, NIGHTMARE BEFORE CHRISTMAS
  • O - OFFICE SUPPLIES (hubby says I'm a hoarder lol) Owls OOGIE BOOGIE, Origami paper
  • P - Postcards, Planners, Paper Crafts, PURPLE, Photography, PENS, Pencils
  • Q - Quotes
  • R - Rubber Stamps (mounted & not), Ribbons, Rainbows, Rain storms
  • S - Summers at the beach, Snow, STICKERS, SALLY (TNBC), SWAPPING, Smiling Kids, Surprises
  • T - Tim Burton, Thrift Stores, Tim Holtz Ephemera, Thunder Storms
  • U - Unicorns
  • V - Vellum, Vanilla
  • W - Writing, WASHI
  • X -Xacto Knife
  • Y - Yarn, YouTube, YOU!
  • Z - Zero (TNBC)

DISLIKES

  • A
  • B
  • C - Confetti (If anymore comes in, I think hubby will kill me!). Now, if it's in a package, it's okay but not loose!
  • D
  • E
  • F - Food Items (Only because I am diabetic)
  • G
  • H
  • I
  • J
  • K
  • L
  • M
  • N - Non-Raters
  • O
  • P
  • Q
  • R - Religious Items
  • S - Strong Scents (I suffer with chronic migraines. Smells are a huge trigger.)
  • T - Trash items (those that will end up in my trash because they are in bad shape and unusable)
  • U
  • V
  • W
  • X
  • Y
  • Z

Favorite Crafts

DoCrafts

I am loving learning new crafts. I recently learned how to make envelopes and I can't wait to start using them!

I have a LOT of scrap booking paper. At least 500+ pages. I like to make and decorate things with with stickers, washi and my paper. I have sticker makers so I can make ribbon into stickers. Just bought some Sugar Skull ribbon and it's made for great stickers this year.

I was lucky enough that my husband bought me the Envelope Maker by We R Memory Keepers. I also have the flower maker, but my scrapbook paper is too thin and tears on the seams when folding the flowers :(

During my time away from Swap Bot, I have learned to crochet (sort of) and loom knit. I will say that I prefer loom knitting as it is easier on my hands. I have also attempted to knit, but after the cast on row, I screw it up!

Today (7/2) I am working on the border of a baby blanket. My first crochet order! I am super excited. By the end of the week it will be on it's way to a new home!

I also like to do cross stitch and loom hooking.

If you have links for great tutorials for FBs and such that I can make with all of my paper stuffs, please feel free to PM them to me or post in the comments on my profile. I love to learn new things.

UPDATE I am currently obsessed with journal cards for my crafts. All shapes and sizes. I use them for chunky notebooks, notebook folders, and homemade notecards and envies.

PSSSST In case it wasn't obvious, I LOVE HALLOWEEN! hehehe

ItsShowtime

Favorite Music

DanceParty

My music taste is pretty eclectic, however I can't listen to metal (chronic migraine sufferer) and I don't like 90% of the rap out there. My current presets on my radio are: '80s hits, '80s & '90s Country, Y2K Country, Frank Sinatra Radio, '90s hits, as well as news stations. (Thank goodness for SiriusXM!)

What I listen to daily depends on my mood and/or feelings. When I need something upbeat, it has to be P!nk! If I need sad I turn to my '80s/'90s break up songs (pop). I have so many playlists on Spotify it isn't funny!

Favorite Books

AnimatedBooks

I own almost all of Mary Higgins Clark's books. The ones I don't own are those released in the last couple of years (finances have not allowed me to feed this addiction).

I also love classics. I am in the process of reading Pride and Prejudice. (I have put this book down because I needed new glasses. I have them now but have yet to attempt reading it yet lol!)

UPDATE 9/24/2018 I have decided to try again with Pride & Prejudice. I have gotten a kick in the pants from a swapper that sent me a PC with a quote from it! I am excited.

Sue Grafton is another author I love. She passed away the other day after a battle with cancer and our alphabet series ends with Y for Yesterday. I believe I have only read to K or L, but I am not sure.

Favorite Movies

FilmStrip

Just like the other sections, my movie taste is pretty eclectic. I love the classics, as well as current movies. I am not into Star Wars/LoTR.

It is hard to pic my "favorite" movie, because there are so many that I love.

  • Gone With The Wind
  • Pretty Woman
  • Steel Magnolias
  • Anything Disney
  • Harry Potter Series
  • The Help
  • The House With The Clock In It's Walls (just saw this, loved it!
  • Selena (Love this movie!)
  • Beaches
  • The Pursuit of Happyness
  • (more to come)

There are so many more. I will be updating this as I go along!

Favorite Television

TVScreens

Again, no set genre, as I like many.

  • Doctor Who
  • Real Housewives of ATL, BH, OC. Not happy with the others.
  • Vanderpump Rules
  • Top Chef (And Last Chance Kitchen, Top Chef Junior)
  • Bar Rescue (Love that Jon Taffer!)
  • Flea Market Flip (Love Lara Spencer!)
  • The Chew (I miss them already!)
  • Master Chef /MC Junior
  • Hell's Kitchen
  • Kitchen Nightmares
  • Grey's Anatomy
  • Shark Tank
  • Married At First Sight
  • Reign
  • LivePD
  • LivePD Presents PDCam
  • Big Brother (my guilty pleasure)
  • Shameless
  • Nightwatch
  • Chopped

    '80s & '90s Sitcoms like:

  • Mama's Family
  • Family Matters
  • Full House (not the reboot)
  • Living Single
  • In Living Color
  • Saved By The Bell
  • Charles in Charge
  • Family Ties
  • 90210 (Original)
  • Melrose Place
  • Fresh Prince of Bel Aire
  • Married with Children, and so on I still catch a lot of 70s-80s shows on Antenna TV.

This list will be updated when my memory kicks in!

Planner

I am currently using The Happy Planner from Michael's. I am loving it! I have added the budgeting pack and I have gotten Appointment stickers. These are the only ones I have so far, but I can't wait to add to it.

I recently picked up the "hole punch" for my 9 ring Happy Planner. I love that I can now customize the planner with pages from my scrapbooking paper.


FLAKERS

The following people have flaked on me:

@ndfrost17 - Craft Destash #2

@KatrinaKatrina - Animal Postcard Swap USA #11 ~ UPDATE 12/26/18 - This person claims in response to my rating that they have resent "numerous" times. The only message I ever got from this person was 11/1/18 saying that it was their fault (the original response). I have not heard from them since. Would be more than happy to discuss/work out if she would just contact me.

Ratings

christy102194 rated for Postcrossing Obsessed?! 85!!! on Jan 19, 2019
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Comment: love the zig ziglar quote :D !!!
Response: You should know by now that I use his quotes lol! Ty for the heart!
StarRain rated for Expand my Vocab PC USA #25 on Jan 18, 2019
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Comment: Hey Kelli thanks for the postcard with the little rabbit on it pretty seashell stamp too! Elevenses made me think of lord of the rings and the hobbits lol thanks again.
Response: You are not the first to say that! Will have to bring it up to hubby. Not my type of movie but he loved the series. Thanks for the heart!
muchen24 rated for Friendship Sheet Swap #120 on Jan 18, 2019
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Response: Thanks for rating!
swap4fun rated for Quick Christmas Card Swap! #2 USA on Jan 17, 2019
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Comment: Thank you! :-)
Response: You are very welcome. Thanks for the heart!
bluerose3 rated for Happy Little Notecards #86 on Jan 17, 2019
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Comment: Thank you. Good luck with your goals :)
Response: Thank you and thanks for the heart!
SeleneW rated for Notecard with a Memory #1 on Jan 16, 2019
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Comment: Thank you for the lovely card and story. I am so happy you have your companion and he has you! <3
Response: He is my snuggle bunny. i am so glad we found each other. TY for the heart.
SeleneW rated for Expand my Vocab PC USA #25 on Jan 15, 2019
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Comment: Ever since I saw Fellowship of the Ring, I thought that elvenses wasn't a real thing but evidently it is. elvenses is a midmorning break for refreshments as all hobbits would know! Thank you! πŸ¦‹πŸ’—πŸ¦‹πŸ¦‹πŸ’—πŸ¦‹πŸ¦‹πŸ’—πŸ¦‹
Response: Hehehehe you are most welcome. Ty for the heart!
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Comment: Thanks for the notepaper and for sharing what you are thankful for.
Response: You are very welcome. Thank you for the β™₯
SillyTilly42 rated for Postcrossing Obsessed?! 85!!! on Jan 14, 2019
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Comment: I actually got this same PC from someone else recently! Small world!
Response: If it was one of the animal ones (Mine are all mixed up, so I am not sure which I sent) I noticed they are popular lately hahaha. TY for the β™₯
SeleneW rated for Postcrossing Obsessed?! 85!!! on Jan 13, 2019
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Comment: I want to copy how you write your capital Z. I looks really nice! πŸŒΌπŸ’—πŸŒ»πŸŒΌπŸ’—πŸŒ»πŸŒΌπŸ’—πŸŒ»
Response: Girl, think of a cursive capital L without loops lol! That is all I do hahaha
kpfree rated for Happy Little Notecards #85 on Jan 12, 2019
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Comment: Hi Kelli! Yes, all good here for NYE too! I made art going out topthers as a surprise! Thank you for handmade note card and envie! Awesome!
Response: Yay! I am so glad you loked it. I am always self conscious when I send things I make lol! TYVM for the heart.
Jenzeestyle rated for Postcrossing Obsessed?! 85!!! on Jan 12, 2019
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Comment: THAT card was so CUTE, good pick <3 and quote was spot on too.
Response: Yay! Glad you liked it!
momto8cats rated for Friendship Sheet Swap #119 on Jan 11, 2019
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Comment: Thank you for the friendship sheets! One of them I made over a year ago & it's nice to see where it has traveled! Don't worry, it happens to the best of us; I'm not offended or upset or anything! :)
Response: Ya know, I may have missed that. I made the envie before assignments were made.
paperlvr rated for MEGA Letter Set Letter Swap USA #3 on Jan 9, 2019
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Comment: Thank you for the note! I really liked your stationery - especially the delicate flowers and silver accents! Thanks also fo the extra note paper. Very cute! Hope you feel better soon!
Response: Thank you so much! I feel bad that I can't remember which stationery I used. It was either blue flowers or butterflies, and both are from Peter Pauper Staff on Amazon. Thank you for the heart!
tammielynn1969 rated for Write a Letter Quick Swap #1 on Jan 8, 2019
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Response: Thanks for the β™₯
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Comment: Happy New Year!
Response: Happy New Year to you too! I was so happy when I saw your name pop up. β™₯
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Comment: Funny you mention the Sims! I was thinking of starting it back up.. I used to play 3 for hours. I feel the same about 4 - I liked it, but not as much as 3. :)
Response: I am so glad I'm not the only one that feels that way. My other sims friends like 4 better. I was starting to think I was CRAZY! LOL. Ty for the heart hun.
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Comment: Thank you for the nice card and the fun memo sheets! I will put those to good use!
Response: You are very welcome. I have a ton of different ones that I get from Walmart. Every time I see one I dont have, I grab it lol. Tyvm for the heart.
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Comment: Thanks for sharing.
Response: Thanks for rating!
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Comment: Happy New Year! Love the card! πŸ’•πŸ˜Š
Response: Yay! I am so glad β™₯ Thank you for the heart :)

Rating Overview

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Comments

JuneRosebud on Jan 19, 2019:

Hi! Just wanted to let you know that I got your letter for the January Pen Pal Swap. Not sure if I'll be able to write back or not. Am having some health issues that are causing me a lot of problems; so only time will tell if I can add on a new pen pal. I enjoyed reading your letter, though!

SeleneW on Jan 16, 2019:

Thank you so much for the BD card!

butterflypuppy

thisisme on Jan 13, 2019:

I absolutely loved reading your profile. You did an amazing job! Just wanted to let you know.

Jennifer

SeleneW on Jan 10, 2019:

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SeleneW on Jan 10, 2019:

nooo! It didn't fit!

SeleneW on Jan 10, 2019:

rainbowkittenbutterfly

momto8cats on Jan 8, 2019:

Thank you! hearts

SeleneW on Dec 28, 2018:

I got your letter! Thank you so much! fireworks

SeleneW on Dec 24, 2018:

Hi!

butterfly

yvonne401 on Nov 3, 2018:

Welcome to Butterfly lovers! It's great to have you here!

Blessings,

Yvonne

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